On the Hook 26/9/20

For reasons I won’t go into here, I missed my post last week. I managed 37 straight weeks of posting every Saturday, which is still pretty impressive! So here I am today with an update on non-secret things… Last time I was experimenting with a spiral jumper, and I was thinking perhaps the spirals weren’t…… Continue reading On the Hook 26/9/20

Creativity

I struggle with labelling myself as creative, or labelling the things that I do as creativity. Is following a crochet pattern creative? Is photographing an insect or a flower creative? I get bogged down in dictionary definitions that say things like: creativity is “the ability to produce or use original and unusual ideas” or “a…… Continue reading Creativity

Carnival of Flowers & Christmas Progress

Part 3 completed today

Since my last post I’ve finished one Christmas present, nearly finished another and am maybe 1/2 way through a different one. Not bad, although September seemed to disappear very quickly as it will very soon be October. In addition to what I was already crocheting, I got tempted by the Carnival of Flowers CAL and…… Continue reading Carnival of Flowers & Christmas Progress

Orchid Cardi Progress

I have made it past the armholes!  Still a long way to go though. It’s so pretty! It’s not going to stay in this pattern all the way. It has a kind of waist band which is simple dc rows and sc rows (tr & dc in UK terms), and then it flairs out with…… Continue reading Orchid Cardi Progress

Yarn Doodling

Another thing I enjoy (other than photography & poetry) is crochet. Lately I’ve actually finished a project so I thought I’d share. I’ve been learning about freeform crochet on Craftsy.com and I’ve really enjoyed it. It’s like doodling but using yarn and a hook instead of pencil and paper. You end up with a unique…… Continue reading Yarn Doodling